Lisapo oral history recording extracts

CAN has uploaded a series of extracts from oral history interviews recorded with members of the Congolese community. 29 interviews took place in total, which now form a permanent public archive to preserve the untold stories of the Congolese community living in Greater Manchester. The full-length interviews can be accessed through the North West Sound […]

Lisapo oral histories

Here you can listen to extracts from oral history interviews recorded with members of the Congolese community. There are 29 Oral History interviews, which now form a permanent public archive to preserve the untold stories of the Congolese community living in Greater Manchester. The full interviews can be accessed through the North West Sound Archive […]

Lisapo

Lisapo – The Congolese Tales is a direct development of Community Arts North West’s Exodus Refugee Arts Programme and is the company’s first project that aims to create an oral histories record for the region’s archives. We have been able to build on this programme for the future by creating archiving projects with other refugee […]

VACANCY: Congolese Oral Histories Living Histories project

Following a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund, we’re seeking an experienced & dynamic Project Manager for our new Congolese Oral Histories Living Histories project. Salary: £25,000 p.a. pro rata Part-time 2.5 days per week 16-month contract from Apr 2013 – Jun 2014 Deadline for applications: Mon 4 Feb 2013, midday (CVs only will […]

Heritage Lottery Fund success for Congolese Living Histories!

CAN has received a huge boost because we have successfully accessed a large-scale grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The funding will support an oral histories project with the Congolese community who have been migrating to Britain since the late 1980s as a result of the destabilisation of the country and consequent civil war. In […]